Iowa

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with spray-painting garage of juror who convicted him in disorderly conduct case

Trials & Litigation

Pro se defendant gets retrial because judge didn’t talk to him before excluding him for misbehavior

Trials & Litigation

Couple forced to return baby to birth mother sues lawyer after baby found dead

Business of Law

Should Iowa eliminate bar exam for in-state law grads? State’s lawyers have mixed views

Disability Law

Court tosses suit claiming Drake law school discriminated by barring service-dog-in-training

Real Estate & Property Law

300 apartment residents win $2.45M settlement in class action over bedbugs

Trials & Litigation

8th Cir. axes $900K verdict because lawyer told personal law school sex-harassment story at closing

Court Security

Gun incident in courtroom prompts officials to consider a firearms ban, new security measures

Legal Ethics

Falsified discovery requests lead to suspension for Iowa City lawyer

Labor & Employment

8th Circuit nixes suit by breastfeeding mom, says employer conduct wasn’t constructive discharge

Bar Exam

A second state considers allowing its law-school grads to skip the bar exam

Business of Law

Top state court mulls proposal to let law students handle pro bono cases, seeks comments

Criminal Justice

Man blows nearly 6 times legal drunk-driving limit after passenger blows whistle

Legal Ethics

Unwitting lawyer is suspended for arranging client loans to secure Nigerian inheritance

Law Schools

U of Iowa to cut law school tuition 16 percent

Trials & Litigation

Ex-client can bring her new lawyer to legal ethics hearing for her old lawyer, top state court says

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court OKs former law student’s suit over claimed Drake U hostility to service-dog training

White-Collar Crime

Contract attorney faces felony overbilling case, allegedly claimed over 24 hours on 80 work days

Government Law

Blind applicants get gun permits in Iowa, officials say

Juvenile Justice

SCOTUS decision on mandatory life for juveniles applies retroactively, Iowa court rules